Our first aim is to raise one million pounds within the first three years of being operational. Our funds will be directed to support personnel of the "big three" emergency services - the police force, ambulance service and fire service, who have been injured in the course of duty.

Raising money for PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation comes in all different formats. We hold our own annual events and are supported by people up and down the Country who are organising their own. We continue to be surprised by the generosity, originality and spirit of our followers - they will hopefully help us make a difference and each and every one of them can be proud of themselves.

Whether you choose to do your bit through our donation methods below or want to organise your own fundraising event, your contribution will give great support to those who need it.

PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation is strictly non-political. We have no affiliation with any political party and we do not endorse the use of our name for the promotion of any political viewpoint. The money that we raise at PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation is used to support personnel of the emergency services who are injured in the course of their duty.


By Mail

donate by mailPlease make your cheque or postal orders payable to 'Blue Lamp Foundation', download a donation form (PDF), and send it to: Blue Lamp Foundation, Suites 47/48, Dudley Court Offices, Manor Walks, Cramlington, NE23 6QW, ENGLAND.


donate onlineClick here to donate using your credit or debit card with JustGiving.

Text (SMS)

To donate five pounds, please send a text message saying BLUE01 £5 to 70070.
To donate ten pounds, please send your SMS with the message BLUE01 £10 to 70070.

All text messages are free from all networks. You may donate up to £30 a month via sms.


If you have bits and bobs that have been sitting in the attic for years, why not sell them and donate a percentage to us?
Through eBay for Charity, you can choose to donate between 10% - 100% of your items selling price! To get selling - click here!

Regular Giving

regular givingYou can set up a Direct Debit to give a regular amount to PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation on a monthly basis. Click here visit our JustGiving page where you can set up your payment easily and securely in under 2 minutes.


Give As You Earn (GAYE)

give as you earnMany people decide to donate to charity through the GAYE scheme. This allows you to give a pre-determined amount to PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation directly from your wages.

Click here to download the GAYE form. Fill it in and hand it to your works HR Payroll Department or click here to read more about the scheme.

Give As You Live

Leave A Legacy

leave a legacyYou are able to leave a gift to PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation in your will. If you are unsure how to do this, seek advice from your solicitor.


Gift Aid

gift aidIf you are eligible, tick the "Gift Aid" box on the donation form. This means we can claim tax back on your donations, increasing your gift by almost a third.
Click here to read more about Gift Aid.


Completed Your Event?

Once your event is completed, don't forget to tell us all about it and to send us your pictures. You can find out what to do next here...

Order A Collection Box

Collections boxes not only help to raise vital funds, they also create awareness of our important work. Remember that your small change can make a BIG difference...

Previous Events

Have a look at some of the things that people have done in the past to raise money and awareness for PC David Rathband's Blue Lamp Foundation...